April is National Minority Health Month- HSL Promotes “Give Your Community A Boost!”

The Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library of the University of Cincinnati is promoting the National Institute of Health’s Minority Health Month.

2022’s theme is “Give Your Community a Boost.”

Give your Community a Boost

NIH Promotional poster of healthy looking people from various minority groups, one with a band-aid and one with a mask, and one working with an immunocompromised child to communicate the importance of receiving a booster shot for Covid-19.

For information on Covid-19 vaccines in our community, please visit:

For members of the University of Cincinnati:


For citizens of Cincinnati, OH:


For anyone: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/facts.html

For more information on how Covid-19 affects minority communities:


For more information on programs related to Minority Health Month, please visit: https://www.nimhd.nih.gov/programs/edu-training/nmhm/

Please take care of yourselves and stay healthy through the Pandemic! Although numbers are currently down in the USA, the Covid-19 Pandemic is not over.

Keep track of numbers around the world here: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html


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